Upcoming Events

Sonia has spoken at more than 400 universities, colleges, conferences, high schools, libraries, book clubs, and events. She is an inspiring and dynamic speaker who often receives standing ovations. She hopes to fit most speeches in 2018 into the spring and fall months, so she has time to work on her next book. Click here to view descriptions of her most common speeches. Click here to see clips of her talks.


State College, PA

March 20, 2018
Penn State, SPA’s distinguished speakers series

Salt Lake City, UT

March 29, 2018
University of Utah – Tanner Center for Human Rights

Poughkeepsie, NY

April 9, 2018
Marist College

San Diego, CA

April 11 & April 12
California Humanities

Pennington, NJ

April 20, 2018
Hopewell Valley Central High School

Santa Maria, CA

April 25, 2018
Santa Maria High School

Woodland Hills, CA

April 27, 2018
Pierce College

Oakland, CA & Walnut Hills, CA

May 11, 2018
Head-Royce School
Seven Hills School

Oakland, CA

May 12, 2018
Facing History & Ourselves, San Francisco Office
Breaking Isolation: Middle School Educator Symposium

Indianapolis, IN

August 20, 2018
Butler University